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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201605-02

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201605-02
Posted May 17, 2016
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201605-2 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in the Chromium web browser, the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code. Versions less than 50.0.2661.102 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, web, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2016-1646, CVE-2016-1647, CVE-2016-1648, CVE-2016-1649, CVE-2016-1650, CVE-2016-1651, CVE-2016-1652, CVE-2016-1653, CVE-2016-1654, CVE-2016-1655, CVE-2016-1656, CVE-2016-1657, CVE-2016-1658, CVE-2016-1659, CVE-2016-1660, CVE-2016-1661, CVE-2016-1662, CVE-2016-1663, CVE-2016-1664, CVE-2016-1665, CVE-2016-1666, CVE-2016-1667, CVE-2016-1668, CVE-2016-1669, CVE-2016-1670, CVE-2016-1671
MD5 | 95bc1a7dd62edfc7f34bb04ed3cd7f07

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201605-02

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Severity: Normal
Title: Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: May 14, 2016
Bugs: #578200, #579954, #581524, #582828
ID: 201605-02

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in the Chromium web browser,
the worst of which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.

Background
==========

Chromium is an open-source browser project that aims to build a safer,
faster, and more stable way for all users to experience the web.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 www-client/chromium < 50.0.2661.102 >= 50.0.2661.102

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Chromium web
browser. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for
details.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, obtain
sensitive information, or bypass security restrictions.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All chromium users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot -v ">=www-client/chromium-50.0.2661.102"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2016-1646
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1646
[ 2 ] CVE-2016-1647
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1647
[ 3 ] CVE-2016-1648
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1648
[ 4 ] CVE-2016-1649
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1649
[ 5 ] CVE-2016-1650
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1650
[ 6 ] CVE-2016-1651
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1651
[ 7 ] CVE-2016-1652
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1652
[ 8 ] CVE-2016-1653
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1653
[ 9 ] CVE-2016-1654
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1654
[ 10 ] CVE-2016-1655
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1655
[ 11 ] CVE-2016-1656
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1656
[ 12 ] CVE-2016-1657
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1657
[ 13 ] CVE-2016-1658
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1658
[ 14 ] CVE-2016-1659
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1659
[ 15 ] CVE-2016-1660
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1660
[ 16 ] CVE-2016-1661
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1661
[ 17 ] CVE-2016-1662
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1662
[ 18 ] CVE-2016-1663
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1663
[ 19 ] CVE-2016-1664
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1664
[ 20 ] CVE-2016-1665
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1665
[ 21 ] CVE-2016-1666
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1666
[ 22 ] CVE-2016-1667
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1667
[ 23 ] CVE-2016-1668
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1668
[ 24 ] CVE-2016-1669
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1669
[ 25 ] CVE-2016-1670
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1670
[ 26 ] CVE-2016-1671
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2016-1671

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201605-02

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2016 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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